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Is Ignorance Bliss?

Is Ignorance Bliss?

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

I sometimes blame myself for only knowing one language. The education system in the United States should also take some responsibility, but I never felt a push to reach out and learn something new from my parents or peers. I first encountered another language besides English in seventh grade. My school offered only French, German, […]

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A New Model for “Emerging” in Classical Music

A New Model for “Emerging” in Classical Music

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

With an increase in entrepreneurial education programs for conservatory students, it would make sense that today’s emerging classical artists are better prepared to quickly make an impact in today’s world of music. And, fun fact: that world requires only four conservatories to meet the staffing requirements of the country’s orchestras. Thus, the need for student […]

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Apply Pressure

Apply Pressure

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

“My heart is beating, my blood circulating by an intrinsic drive, and my goals are all my own.”

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What Would Stan the Man Do? A St. Louisan reflects on Ferguson

What Would Stan the Man Do? A St. Louisan reflects on Ferguson

| October 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

“Quiet decency. That seems like the way to go. Too bad it’s part of the problem.”

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The Highs and Lows of Emotional Abuse

The Highs and Lows of Emotional Abuse

| October 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

“Even before I was old enough to legally gamble, I understood the draw of it, and how easy it would be to slip into an addiction.” (tw: abuse)

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Not All White People

Not All White People

| September 2, 2014 | 5 Comments

“White stereotypes are simply jokes made by the marginalized to cope with oppression. Stereotypes about people of color, however, result in violence, death, unemployment, and other serious consequences.”

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Napkins

Napkins

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jamie Lim writes on sharing genuine moments with strangers in this BU Culture Shock guest post.

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Kinky Hair

Kinky Hair

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jaimee McGruder writes on how hair is often so much more than hair – and her personal story that led her to realize it.

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The Insufficient Self-Sufficient

The Insufficient Self-Sufficient

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Is it possible to be self-sufficient?

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